In a emailed note released early this morning, Standard & Poor's analysts said that they expect auto-related ABS issuance to continue to track vehicle sales for the remainder of 2012.

Annual sales topped 14 million units in 2012, analysts pointed out. Meanwhile, they consider  both strong used-car prices and improving consumer fundamentals as positive for the auto loan/lease ABS sector.

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